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Budget Resources Are Wasted on Public Procurement. Experts
23.03.2016
12:00
Public procurement system in Armenia is almost a mirror reflection of the economy. Monopolies, merging of business and politics, the impact of corruption expressively affect the public procurement system.
Violation of Rights of Drivers and Legislative Gaps
23.03.2016
11:00
In the frame of the project “Free legal aid to drivers”, launched in May, 2015, 350 legal cases have been taken to the court with 120 drivers having won. The other cases are still in process.
Masha and Misha Bears Will Move to Romania
22.03.2016
11:00
Masha and Misha, two bears from the notorious Gyumri private zoo will travel to the Libearty Bear Sanctuary, Romania on March 23.
ECHR Ruling on Madaghis Case Was a Clear Victory
18.03.2016
11:00
Lawyer Hayk Alumian considers a clear victory the decision that the European Court made on March 17 upon the sensational case of Madaghis
When Will the Non-Combat Deaths Be Uncovered?
09.03.2016
11:00
The Media Center hosted a press conference on the cases of non-combat deaths in the Armenian Army and their investigation. The press conference featured Avetik Ishkhanyan from Helsinki Citizens’ Committee and mothers of deceased soldiers Valerik Muradyan and Artur Ghazaryan- Nana Muradyan and Inga Ghazaryan.
The Gender Pay Gap in Armenia Is 35.9%
07.03.2016
11:00
In Armenia, men get higher monthly average salary, and it is observed in all economic sectors. The pay gap is 35.9 percent.
Political Will Is a Must to Solve the March 1 Case, Jhangiryan
01.03.2016
12:00
Though some eight years have passed since the dramatic events on March 1, 2008, those guilty of the murder of ten people are not found and convicted, said Gagik Jhangiryan.
Armenia Needs an Anti-Discrimination Law. Rights Defenders
24.02.2016
11:00
The Media Center hosted a discussion on the recent violence acts against sexual minority representatives and attitudes of the law enforcement and health sectors.
Monitoring of the Referendum Electoral Rolls: Final Results
16.02.2016
12:00
Varuzhan Hoktanyan, Executive Director of Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center, spoke on the final results of the monitoring of the Referendum electoral rolls.
The Referendum Cannot Be Considered Legitimate, Citizen Observer
10.02.2016
11:00
The constitutional referendum held on December the 6th was conducted with very rude violations. Together with its violations, large extent of stuffing, abuse of administrative resources the referendum cannot be considered legitimate and fulfilled. Members of the ''Citizen- Observer'' and civil society representatives, who had carried out an observation mission on the referendum day at about 520 polling stations spoke on the violations observed.
EU Ambassador to Armenian Authorities, “Do Your Homework”
09.02.2016
11:00
The European Union and Armenia are developing efficient relations. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, will visit Armenia and her visit will herald the EU willingness to foster efficient relations with Armenia, said Ambassador Piotr Switalski, Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia.
The former employees of Yerevan subway will apply to international tribunals
08.02.2016
12:00
Former employees of Yerevan subway consider the decision of December 2015, made by the Cassation Court, to be unfair according to which the termination of their contracts has a legal basis and they cannot recover their jobs at the Yerevan Metro.
There Are Innocent People in Prisons of Armenia
05.02.2016
13:00
As a result of judicial error there are sentenced people both in Armenia and in many other states of the world who need legal support and their cases need accurate journalistic investigation, said Zaruhi Mejlumyan, Head of “Armenian Innocence Project” NGO, at the Media Center hosted press conference.
Anti-Corruption Struggle Gives no Essential Results in Armenia
27.01.2016
11:00
According to “Transparent International” anti-corruption organisation, the corruption perception index in Armenia did not change last year and there have been no clear reduction trends for 13 years in spite of different anti-corruption institutions and the corresponding strategy. Varujan Hoktanyan, Head of Transparent International anti-corruption center, said during press release at Media Center on January 27.
Darak Publishing House and the Armenian Edition of Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own
18.12.2015
12:00
A team of young enthusiasts founded a new publishing house, Darak. They seek to promote the role of book publishing in Armenia.
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